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        Poems

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Limited,, 1911. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to printed paper label to spine. Without dust jacket, as issued. Top edge lightly dust toned, spine label browned, minor rubbing to ends of spine; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies issued. Poems was Brooke's first collection; his previous poetry having been written for school competitions and printed solely for private distribution. Brooke developed a fatal case of blood poisoning from an insect bite while anchored off Skyros; he died on 23 April 1915 aboard a hospital ship, just two days before the Allies launched their ill-fated invasion of Gallipoli. The poet's second book, 1914 and Other Poems, whose war sonnets Churchill described as "incomparable", was published posthumously.

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        Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods. Part II of the Ring of the Nibelung series

      Heinemann, London 1911 - Translated by Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 30 mounted color plates protected with lettered tissue, and numerous b/w drawings in the text. 181pp of text. Thick 4to, original gilt-stamped pictorial vellum (slightly discolored & lacking cloth ties); uncut edges, t.e.g. London and New York: Heinemann and Doubleday, 1911. A very good(+) copy. Translated by Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 30 mounted color plates protected with lettered tissue, and numerous b/w drawings in the text. 181pp of text. Thick 4to, original gilt-stamped pictorial vellum (slightly discolored & lacking cloth ties); uncut edges, t.e.g. London and New York: Heinemann and Doubleday, 1911. A very good(+) copy. Edition de Luxe. Number 102 of 1150 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Peter and Wendy

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition, first printing; undated on the verso of the title page. Very Good. Gilt dulled and rubbed on front cover, cloth lightly rubbed at corners and spine ends. Several small spots to edge of page block. End sheets offset, previous owner gift inscription to front free end paper. Front inner hing slightly exposed, rear started at top. Small vintage bookseller ticket and date stamp to rear free end paper. Presents well.

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        LE BALLON LIBRE

      Librairie Aeronautique 1911 - 1st 1911. Very good condition with no wrapper. Theory and practical. Captain du Genie DO. Hot air balloons. Modern three-quarter calf leather binding with gilt title and raised bands to spine, brown cloth boards. Green marbled endpapers. viii and 506 pages plus adverts to rear. B/w illustrations and photos. Binding is beautiful. Bookplate to front pastedown. Light page browning and a few grubby marks. Couple of ink stamps to prelims and top margin of one page. Just a few annotations mostly in pencil to margins. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ethan Frome

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Hardcover. Fine. First Issue, with "wearily" unbroken on penultimate line p.135 and top edge gilt. Small 8vo: [6],195,[5, four of which advertisements]pp. Publisher's crimson cloth, spine and upper board stamped gilt, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed, title page in red and black. A superb copy, bright, square and tight. Garrison A 19.I.a. Johnson, High Spots, pp 76-77. Auchincloss, The Edith Wharton Reader, p. 21. By 1910, Teddy Wharton's mental health was fast deteriorating, and his embezzlement of money from Edith's trust fund initiated the end of the Whartons' marriage, as well as Edith's American life. She leased an apartment on the Left Bank, in Paris, where she would remain until 1920. The Mount, her beloved Berkshires retreat, was sold in 1911, and "henceforth her life would be wholly a European one. . . It is somehow fitting that [Edith Frome], her frosty New England tragedy of a damaged New England farmer devastatingly crippled physically and emotionally by a disastrous love-affair, coincided with Wharton's own sundering of bonds to that same landscape and to a now-hopeless marriage which formally ended in 1913." (Literary Encyclopedia) "[I]t is surely among her best. When I think of it [Ethan Frome], I visualize a small painting, perfectly executed to the last detail." (Auchincloss) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        L´Art.

      Bok. Bernard Grasset, Paris 1911. 318 pp. Half calf, 8:o, spine in six compartements. Gilt upper edge. Illustrated in b/w. Dedication on flyleaf from Auguste Rodin to Robert Ross [à Robert Ross Esq. Aug Rodin], slighly cut in upper edge. Ex-library. Binding tight, pages clean. French hylla: 361

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        Cycloramic view of Canberra capital site, view looking from Vernon

      Sydney : John Sands Ltd., [1911]. Offset lithograph (photomechanical reproduction of a watercolour), panorama measuring 245 x 2300 mm, some foxing especially to the edges, a couple of old creases, overall in very good condition. A rare panoramic view of the proposed site of the national capital Canberra, one of two cycloramas issued by the Department of Home Affairs in 1911. They were included in package of information provided to entrants in the 1911–12 international competition for the design of the federal capital. The ultimate winners of the competition were Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin.

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        Le avventure di Pinocchio - Mussino 1911

      autore: Carlo Collodi titolo: Le avventure di Pinocchio Illustratore: Attilio Mussino Editore Bemporad Firenze data di pubblicazione: 7 settembre 1911 - 1a edizione pagine: 488 Prima edizione del Pinocchio illustrato da Attilio Mussino Interno buonissimo solo qualche leggera macchiolina data dalla stampa del colore originale Ricopertinato negli anni trenta con copertina cartonata come da foto. Dorso in tela angoli del piatto in tela a rinforzo Completo di tutte le illustrazioni.

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        ANTHONY VAN DYCK A Further Study with Twenty-Five Illustrations Executed in Colour under the Supervision of the Medici Society

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. Bound in full decorated vellum. The edges are yapped. ND (1911). hb. Larger 4to, This Edition de Luxe is limited to One Hundred Copies signed and numbered, of which this is No. 50 (signed by publisher). . A title in The Arundel Library of Great Masters. Unpaginated. A very scarce presentation: only 100 copies of this edition were produced, and none are currently offered for sale, or have recently come to auction. Our copy exhibits the typical tightening of the joints. The two ribbon ties are mostly gone, with "stubs" remaining. Slight ablation to gilt lettering and design on spine: the gilt on the ornately decorated front board is sharp and bright. A few small smudges to front free endpaper. Text block typically rippled; otherwise exceptionally clean and bright. Slight off-setting from plates. In all, a very nice copy in very good condition. .

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        BRASS BOUND POLISHED WOODEN BOX WITH DRAFTING TOOLS AND CONTENTS, BELONGING TO DANIEL C.E. BRADY AND HIS SON CHARLES A. BRADY, OWNERS OF BUFFALO FORGE, ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA, mid 19th century

      1911. The solid wood box, 13 x 8 x 8 1/2 in.,from the Mount Pleasant plantation at Buffalo Forge, in Virginia is in fine condition, with side handles and brass corners. It has a top compartment, and a lower locking drawer (with key) containing two parts: a removable top layer lined in black velvet, grooved to hold various instruments, and a similar lower layer also lined in grooved velvet. Affixed to the inside of the lined lid is a metal disc marked with degrees, and a movable arm with a short blade attached rotating from the center. This piece of equipment is held in place by three wooden toggles. The other items contained in the box include: a small transit surveying scope and level, in a leather case, with an oval metal ownership medallion stamped "D.C.E. Brady / Buffalo Forge / Rockbridge Co. VA," attached to the case; five rulers (three folding); an expandable 6 in. T-square ruler; a three-sided Pickett drafting ruler; a solid brass plumb bob manufactured by the Ruleta Co. of NY; two protractors (including one in its own leather case); a box of six "Dixon's Fine American Graphite Artist Leads" manufactured by the Jos. Dixon Crucible Co. of Jersey City, NJ (in a two-part box, with the company label on the front); a small wooden box, 8 x 3 in., with a sliding lid, containing small rectangular blocks of Newman's colors (some intact, some broken) in individual compartments with the color names stamped into the wood, the box with a label for "Wm. Minifie & Son / Draughtman's Set / No. 114 Baltimore St. / Baltimore, M[aryland]" affixed to the inside; a small paper envelope with the printed name of the druggist/pharmacist B.H. Gorrell, Lexington, Virginia, containing a small quantity of unidentified gold powder; several metal drawing tool compasses; a small file; pen nibs and paint brushes; wax crayons; etc. Also included is an envelope addressed to C.A. Brady, Buffalo Forge, Va. from the Chapin-Stephens Co. of Pine Meadow, Conn., and containing a typed letter on company stationery, dated July 24, 1907, responding to Brady's request for information about the "Stephens' Patent Combination Rules," and including two circulars describing their use, and several slips illustrating the rules and their plumb and level, and giving prices. One of the folding rulers in the box resembles the "Stephens' Combination Rule No. 036" illustrated. All items in very good condition. Daniel Charles Elliot Brady arrived in Rockbridge County, Virginia late in 1857, from Philadelphia. He came at the request of his wife's uncle William Weaver (1780-1863) to help manage Weaver's ironworks at Buffalo Forge. The plantation of Mount Pleasant and the ironworks were located some nine miles from Lexington, Virginia. Both the agricultural pursuits of the plantation and the work at the forge were heavily dependent on slave labor. According to the National Park Service Register of Historic Places assessment of Buffalo Forge, from the 1830s until the end of the Civil War, Weaver and then Brady owned from 40 to as many as 100 slaves and hired as many as 64 more slaves per year, to work in the manufacture of iron and in agricultural production. It was a prosperous enterprise and Weaver and Brady were able to offer some of their slave laborers extra monetary and other incentives for extra work. Weaver and Brady kept meticulous records of the business, the slave population, their day-to-day labor, the overage pay offered to some of the skilled slave laborers, marriages, births, deaths, etc. These well preserved journals and daybooks [in collections at the University of Virginia and the State Historical Society of Wisconsin] offer a very detailed picture of life in ante-bellum Virginia, through the Civil War and Reconstruction. During the Civil War, Brady and Buffalo Forge supplied iron to the Confederate war effort, but at greatly reduced prices. Following the war, Brady petitioned for a pardon, stating that he had never been in the army "but his Forge, under duress of impressment, made bar iron for the Confederate government after January 1864." Work at the forge resumed, employing as freemen some of the same former slaves. Post war competition in iron manufacture caused Brady to abandon the operation by about 1870. After Daniel's death, his son Charles took over management of the plantation. Charles Dew makes meticulous use of the Weaver-Brady primary source material in his book "Bond of Iron: Master and Slave at Buffalo Forge [Norton: 1995]. The drafting tools and surveyor's equipment were used by both Daniel C.E. Brady and his son Charles P.A. Brady, presumably on and around the plantation.

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        Adventure, sport and travel on the Tibetan steppes (Joseph Rock's copy)

      With illustrations from photographs by the author and the late Lieut. Brooke, and two maps. London : Constable and Company, 1911. Octavo, pictorial cloth (corners slightly bumped), bookplate from Joseph's Rock's library to front pastedown, signed by Joseph Rock on the half-title, pp. 338, two folding colour maps, photographic illustrations. Joseph Rock was a noteworthy Austrian-American explorer, geographer, linguist and botanist who conducted a number of expeditions to and published works concerning Tibet.

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        [POSTER] The five races of mankind

      [Dresden : C.C. Meinhold und Söhne, 1911]. Chromolithographic poster, 840 x 590 mm (image), 890 x 635 mm (sheet), laid down on modern linen backing; inevitable toning to the margins of the sheet, but an exceptionally well preserved example with vivid colour. This striking, large format German pedagogical poster produced by the famous Dresden publishing house of Carl Christian Meinhold & Sons (1768-1946) exemplifies the Eurocentric world view of the period. It features an Australian Aborigine holding a Murray River broad shield; a Native American Sioux chief; an African man in profile; a Chinese mandarin; and, dominating at the centre of the image, a Caucasian type.

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        Poems.

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Limited, 1911 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to printed paper label to spine. Without dust jacket, as issued. Top edge lightly dust toned, spine label browned, minor rubbing to ends of spine; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies issued. Poems was Brooke's first collection; his previous poetry having been written for school competitions and printed solely for private distribution. Brooke developed a fatal case of blood poisoning from an insect bite while anchored off Skyros; he died on 23 April 1915 aboard a hospital ship, just two days before the Allies launched their ill-fated invasion of Gallipoli. The poet's second book, 1914 and Other Poems, whose war sonnets Churchill described as "incomparable", was published posthumously. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CAPTAIN SENTIMENTAL AND OTHER STORIES ..

      London: Mills & Boon Limited, [1911].. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-317 [318-320: ads] + 32-page publisher's catalogue of "Autumn Announcements, 1912" inserted at rear, original blue cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. "Mixed collection of fifteen stories, with five weirds, including two, 'Marsh Horny' and 'The Resurgent Mysteries,' which touch on a recurrent theme in Jepson -- the survival of paganism in modern England. 'A Change of Heart' shows the comical consequences of a heart transplant from a gorilla to a famous author. 'The Raising of Crissingham' explores in suggestive terms the efforts to raise a dead white man in the Caribbean by means of voodoo. 'Mrs. Busby-Glaisher's Awakening' portrays the comeuppance of a nagging housewife when she is accidentally buried alive. Commercial fiction of a fairly routine level, though sparks of imagination can be seen here and there." - Robert Eldridge. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 519. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 442. Cloth rubbed at spine ends, corner tips, and along outer joints, a very good copy. (#149601)

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        Peter and Wendy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Very Good. Cloth lightly and unevenly faded; spine cloth dulled and with several small stains. Previous owner bookplate to front paste down, and very faint evidence of a bookplate removal on the front free end paper. Pages toned. Top edge of page block lightly dust soiled and foxed. Gilt stamping is rubbed on the spine, but remains vibrant on the front cover. A lovely copy.

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        In Northern Mists. Arctic Exploration in Early Times.

      London: William Heinemann, 1911.. FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes. Quarto, pp.xi; 383. Quarto, pp.415. Publisher's decorated blue cloth, with artistic sunset motif in gilt adorning front board, with borders stamped in blind, gilt titles to spine. Tipped-in colour frontispiece with tissue guard at front of each volume, illustrated with several maps, charts and drawings throughout. A very good, used set; contents shaken within the case, some bumps and marks, short tear to head of spine of first volume. This copy from the library of the eminent British zoologist and naturalist Thomas Bainbrigge Fletcher (1878-1950), with his armorial bookplate, owner signature and a loose accompanying letter relating to this book. This work is a history of Arctic voyages from original sources – unlike many other collections, which drew from other historians' accounts, and often copied from other writers. Nansen was born in 1861 at Store Frøen, near Oslo, and was the son of a prosperous lawyer. Adventurous from his youth, Nansen excelled at skating, swimming, skiing, drawing, and the sciences. He studied Zoology at the University of Oslo. Nansen led the first crossing of Greenland by ski, and achieved great success with his Arctic expedition aboard Fram. Nansen was a celebrated pioneer in areas from oceanography, to the neuron theory, to sports skiing. He was also a distinguished diplomat, eventually becoming Commissioner of refugees for the League of Nations. A mountaineer unlike the others – Nansen was certainly a colourful and accomplished character.

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        The Phantom of the Opera

      The Bobbs- Merrill Company, New York 1911 - Copyright date 1911, first American edition, first printing. Press of Braunworth & Co. Bookbinders and Printers, Brooklyn, N. Y , Making It the First American Edition " Illustrated with 4 double page full color plates and full color frontispiece by Andre Castiagne. Blind stamped Phantom on the front board, blind stamped decoration on the spine. White lettering and design on the front and on the spine. No Dust Jacket. Very light foxing to the top and fore edge pages. Spine is just a little shaky. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are moderate with a war spot, a third of the way up from the toe along the groove area. Text pages very lightly browning, illustrations are beautiful, binding is still secure, a solid collectible classic. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FIFTEEN THOUSAND MILES BY STAGE

      New York: Putnams, 1911. FIRST EDITION. This is a worthy American addition to the literature of Victorian lady travellers, by a woman eulogized as "the mother of the West" and "queen of the pioneers." Carrie Adell "Dell" Strahorn accompanied her husband, a publicist for the Union Pacific Railroad, all over the western United States, crossing plains and mountains, becoming the first white woman to fully explore Yellowstone, and travelling as far as Alaska and Hawaii. A keen observer with a sharp sense of humor, she kept a journal during her 30 years of adventure, on which she based this work. Born into an old pioneer family in Illinois, Dell was raised to be curious and independent. A talented singer, she obtained a degree from the University of Michigan. She fell in love with newspaper reporter Robert Strahorn, and committed to a peripatetic life. He accepted a job writing guidebooks and promotional pamphlets for the railroad on the condition that his wife be allowed to accompany him. Thus began the "stagecoach honeymoon" that would take them from Wyoming to Salt Lake, and from the Pacific Northwest to Hawaii. Although she had never wanted a "pioneer" life, Dell loved the adventure. Hers is one of the few female voices from the Old West, and her lively tone brings a fresh perspective.. 233 x 153 mm. (9 1/8 x 6"). xxv, [iii], 673 pp. FIRST EDITION. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering, upper cover with mounted black and white plate by Russell, pictorial endpapers. In original tan cloth slipcase. With frontispiece portrait and four color plates after Charles Russell, all with tissue guards, and 345 illustrations from drawings and photographs. Graff 3949; Adams 2152; Adams & Herd 2180; Howes S-1054; Yost & Ronner 25 (Russell illustrations). A little rubbing to extremities, otherwise a fine, fresh copy. This is a worthy American addition to the literature of Victorian lady travellers, by a woman eulogized as "the mother of the West" and "queen of the pioneers." Carrie Adell "Dell" Strahorn accompanied her husband, a publicist for the Union Pacific Railroad, all over the western United States, crossing plains and mountains, becoming the first white woman to fully explore Yellowstone, and travelling as far as Alaska and Hawaii. A keen observer with a sharp sense of humor, she kept a journal during her 30 years of adventure, on which she based this work. Born into an old pioneer family in Illinois, Dell was raised to be curious and independent. A talented singer, she obtained a degree from the University of Michigan. She fell in love with newspaper reporter Robert Strahorn, and committed to a peripatetic life. He accepted a job writing guidebooks and promotional pamphlets for the railroad on the condition that his wife be allowed to accompany him. Thus began the "stagecoach honeymoon" that would take them from Wyoming to Salt Lake, and from the Pacific Northwest to Hawaii. Although she had never wanted a "pioneer" life, Dell loved the adventure. Hers is one of the few female voices from the Old West, and her lively tone brings a fresh perspective.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald, With an Introduction by A.C. Benson. Reproduced from a Manuscript Written and Illuminated by F.Sangorski & G.Sutcliffe.

      London: Siegle Hill and Co., n.d. [1911] - FIRST EDITION. Quarto, unpaginated. Illustrated with four full-page colour plates and seven colour illustrations within the text, rubricated letters and other illuminations and decorations thoughout. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in three-quarters mid blue morocco over buckram sides, trimmed in gilt, fan-pattern marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Internally clean, binding rubbed to extremities; near fine. An exquisite example of calligraphic printing. This is the trade issue of Sangorski's ornate version of this poem, which was also published in a limited edition of just 50 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles 1910. Rapports. Section Francaise. 14 tomes.

      In-4. Avec nombreuses illustrations, figures et portraits sur planches et dans le texte. Reliure demi-toile de l'époque avec plat original collé. - 1. Baudet, Louis: Groupe VI (Classe 28). Matériaux, Matériel et Procédés du génie civil. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1911. 56 p. - 2. Lumet, G: Section Francaise. Groupe VI A. Classe 31. Arrosserie & Charronnage, Automobiles & Cycles. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1911. 185 (1) p. - 3. Launay, Maurice: Section Francaise. Groupe VII (Classe 39). Produits agricoles alimentaires d'origine végétale. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 108 (1) p. - 4. Méry-Picard: Section Francaise. Groupe VIII. Horticulture & Arboriculture. Classe 43. Matériel et Procédés de l'Horticulture et de l'Arboriculture. Avec la collaboration de Lucien Chauré. Comité Agricole & Horticole Francais des Expositions Internationales, 1911. 109 p. - 5. Voelckel, Eugène: Section Francaise. Classes 49 & 50. Groupe IX. Matériel et Procédés des exploitations et des industries forestières, Produits des exploitations et des industries forestières. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 94 p. - 6. Goulet, Émile: Section Francaise. Groupe X. Classe 60. Vins et eaux-de-vie de vin. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 311 p. - 7. Prats, Jean: Section Francaise. Groupe X. Classe 61. Liqueurs, Alcools, Spiritueux Divers, Apéritifs. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1911. 144 p. - 8. Schmidt, Alfred: Section Francaise. Groupe X (Classe 62). Alimentation liquide. Boissons diverses. / Geslin, Jean: Section Francaise. Groupe X (Classe 62). Alimentation liquide. Boissons diverses. Cidres. Eux-de-vie de cidre. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 151, 33 p. - 9. Laederich, René: Section Francaise. Groupe XIII, Classe 80. Fils et Tissus de Coton. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 72 (2) p. - 10. Tassinari, Louis: Section Francaise. Groupe XIII-A, Classe 83. Soies et Tissus de Soie (Soierie Lyonnaise). Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 82 p. - 11. Pichelin, Gaston: Classe 90. Parfumerie. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1911. 48 p. - 12. Weil, Daniel: Section Francaise. Groupe XIV, Classe 91. Tabacs et Industries Annexes. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers. 48 p. - 13. Susse, Jacques: Section Francaise. Groupe XVb, Classe 97 A. B. Bronze. 62 (2) p. - 14. Arnaud, Édouard: Section Francaise. Groupe XVIIb, Classe III-B. Section de l'Hygiène, du Matériel Sanitaire, des Appareils et Procédés de sauvetage. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 239 p. - Inclus: Billet d'exposant pour l'Exposition (Musée Industriel, Vienne, Autriche). - Contient descriptions des sections et de lorganisation de lexposition. Exemplaires de bibliothèque avec cachets et restes des étiquettes sur les plats. Plats un peu insolés. Cachets et singatures manuscrites sur les pages préliminaires. Petit cachets sur les dernières pages de texte. Note manuscrite sur les gardes de 11. - Bibliotheksexemplare mit je 1 alten Bibliotheksstempel sowie Etikettenresten auf allen Vorderdeckeln. Diese etwas lichtrandig. Je mehrere Bibliotheksstempel sowie handschriftl. Signaturen auf den Titeleien (davon je 1 Bibliotheks-Ausscheidestempel). Je 1 kl. Bibliotheksstempel auf den letzten Textseiten. Handschriftl. Anmerkungen auf Nachsatz von 9.

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        The Phantom of the Opera

      New York: The Bobbs- Merrill Company, 1911. Copyright date 1911, first American edition, first printing. Press of Braunworth & Co. Bookbinders and Printers, Brooklyn, N. Y , Making It the First American Edition " Illustrated with 4 double page full color plates and full color frontispiece by Andre Castiagne. Blind stamped Phantom on the front board, blind stamped decoration on the spine. White lettering and design on the front and on the spine. No Dust Jacket. Very light foxing to the top and fore edge pages. Spine is just a little shaky. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are moderate with a war spot, a third of the way up from the toe along the groove area. Text pages very lightly browning, illustrations are beautiful, binding is still secure, a solid collectible classic.. First Edition. Hardcover. very good Plus/no dust Jacket. Illus. by Andre' Castaigne. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. collectible and Illustrated.

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        RURAL DENMARK AND ITS LESSONS. With AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED LETTER TO LORD ROSBERY.

      London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1911.. FIRST EDITION 1911, WITH  A  FOUR PAGE AUTOGRAPHED LETTER TO LORD ROSEBERY AND AUTHOR'S COMPLIMENT SLIP.  8vo, approximately 225 x 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, 28 photographic illustrations mostly 2 images on 1 plate, pages: x, [1], 1-335 including index, original publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to cloth, corners slightly bumped, endpapers age-browned, engraved book-plate to first pastedown, probably that of Lord Rosebery. A very good copy. The letter dated 7 April 1911 and written on Ditchingham House headed notepaper:  "Dear Lord Rosebery, Some years ago I remember you telling me that you had read my book "Rural England" I now send you another "Rural Denmark and its Lessons" which I venture to hope that you may find time to look through. I do not know that you will share the conclusions to which I have come, or at any rate all of them, but I hope & believe that you will agree with me that the extension of ownership (not one certainly among small holders) & the establishment of cooperation are desirable & indeed necessary to our national welfare. Believe me truly yours, H. Rider Haggard.  P.S. My Salvation Army Settlement scheme was duly knocked on the head by a Departmental Committee appointed to that end.  It seems a pity since had it been carried out the trebling of the value of the enormous tracts of territory which the Canadian Gov.t was then willing to give for its execution (which has since happened) would have made of it (I believe) a great financial, as well a(sic) social success.  But the scheme trod on too many toes & offended too many vested interests,  So having done the work I was sent to do I was duly executed by the usual Departmental Committee hatchet!  That does not matter but unfortunately the lost opportunity will never return."  MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald, With an Introduction by A.C. Benson. Reproduced from a Manuscript Written and Illuminated by F.Sangorski & G.Sutcliffe.

      London: Siegle Hill and Co., n.d. [1911]. FIRST EDITION. Quarto, unpaginated. Illustrated with four full-page colour plates and seven colour illustrations within the text, rubricated letters and other illuminations and decorations thoughout. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in three-quarters mid blue morocco over buckram sides, trimmed in gilt, fan-pattern marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Internally clean, binding rubbed to extremities; near fine. An exquisite example of calligraphic printing. This is the trade issue of Sangorski's ornate version of this poem, which was also published in a limited edition of just 50 copies.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Complete Poetical Works.

      Boston, MA, and New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911.. FINELY BOUND. The Grasmere Edition, ten volumes, octavo. In a fine contemporary binding of blue half morocco over blue marbled boards, red leather inlays, gilt titles and tooling to spine. Marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Illustrated with numerous plates and a folding map of the Lake District. Armorial bookplate of Susan Ball to the front pastedown of each volume, discreetly stamped with The Booklovers Shop Cleveland to same. A few small marks to the binding, slight dustiness to top edges. An excellent presentation of the complete poems of Wordsworth in a very smart binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Phantom of the Opera

      New York: The Bobbs- Merrill Company, 1911. Copyright date 1911, first American edition, first printing. Press of Braunworth & Co. Bookbinders and Printers, Brooklyn, N. Y , Making It the First American Edition " Illustrated with 4 double page full color plates and full color frontispiece by Andre Castiagne. Blind stamped Phantom on the front board, blind stamped decoration on the spine. White lettering and design on the front and on the spine. No Dust Jacket. Very light foxing to the top and fore edge pages. Spine is just a little shaky. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are moderate with a war spot, a third of the way up from the toe along the groove area. Text pages very lightly browning, illustrations are beautiful, binding is still secure, a solid collectible classic.. First Edition. Hardcover. very good Plus/no dust Jacket. Illus. by Andre' Castaigne. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. collectible and Illustrated.

      [Bookseller: Mclin Haven]
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        La Chimère, 1911-1914

      - S.n., s.l. 1911-1914, 50pp. in-4, en feuillets. - Completa autografo manoscritto di 50 pagine scritte in inchiostro nero sul davanti e foliotées. Frammento di camicia autografo con il titolo e le date barrato: Parigi - Giovedi, March 9, 1911 e Parigi - Sabato 25 aprile 1914 Alcune cancellature e correzioni. Si tratta di una tragedia senza precedenti in versi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe complet de 50 pages rédigées à l'encre noire et foliotées sur le recto. Fragment de chemise autographe portant le titre biffé et deux dates : Paris - jeudi 9 mars 1911 et Paris - samedi 25 avril 1914. Quelques ratures et corrections. Il s'agit d'une tragédie en vers inédite.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        TVÅ HANDSKRIVNA BREV MED KUVERT

      Brev, dokument, handskrift. Två stycken egenhändigt skrivna och undertecknade brev. Båda breven är skrivna på korrespondentkort samt har August Strindbergs namn i tryck. Det första kortet är undertecknat med "Eder Strindberg" och adresserat till den danske författaren och översättaren Poul Uttenreiter. Texten lyder i sin helhet: " Ärade Poul Uttenreiter/ Ni må gerna öfversätta Sagor/ och Utopier./ Eder/ Strindberg." Brevet är daterat av Strindberg 4. Juni 1911. Det andra kortet är även det adresserat till Poul Uttenreiter. Det lyder: " P.S./ Hvarför icke öfversätta dramer?/ "Stora Landsvägen", "Drömspelet"/ o. fl. Det finns 40 stycken!/ Stbg." Detta brev saknar datering. Kuvert medföljer till båda försändelserna. Det första brevet är poststämplat i Stockholm 5.6.11. Det andra brevet är även det poststämplat i Stockholm 5.6.11 och postat samtidigt. Av poststämplarna på båda kuverten framgår, att det stämplats mellan kl 9 och 10 på förmiddagen. Båda kuverten har adresserats för hand av Strindberg. I boken Strindbergs brev XX, sid 229, framgår följande som har med dessa brev att göra. Här står bland annat att den danske författaren och översättaren Poul Uttenreiter (1886-1956) skriver till Strindberg och ber om tillstånd att till danskan få översätta Utopier "el. måske" Sagor. Av ett nytt brev från Uttenreiter 7/10 framgår att Strindberg svarat och givit honom tillstånd". Här står vidare, att Strindbergs brev till Uttenreiter ej har återfunnits, men att de föreligger i avskrifter, gjorda av Gert Posselt, Hellerup, Danmark. Uttenreiter översatte "Giftas I-II", "En barnsaga" ur Fagervik och "Skamsund och Sagor" samt "Utopier". I boken "Strindbergiana", trettioförsta samlingen, 2016, sid 124-126, har dessa båda brev på nytt återgivits samt försetts med aktuella kommentarer. Det är dessa två originalbrev från Strindberg (som hittills alltså har varit försvunna) som nu är till salu. Korrespondentkorten är 9 cm x drygt 11 cm. Kuverten är 9,5 cm x knappt 12 cm. Korten är i mycket gott skick. Båda kuverten har varit fastklistrade på något underlag och har därefter lösgjorts från underlaget. Det ena kuvertet har därför kvar pappersrester från underlaget på baksidan, medan det andra kuvertet saknar baksida. Texten på båda kuverten har flutit ut en aning. Se bilder.

      [Bookseller: Handelsbolaget Bladverket]
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        Old Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art in China: Being Descriptions and Illustrations of Articles Selected from an Exhibition Held in Shanghai, November, 1908

      London: Cassell and Company, 1911. 1st ed. Hardcover. Near Fine. frontis, 120 plates (12 colored, with tissue guards, and 108 black & white), 3 unnumbered preliminary leaves, 160, [1]p. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt in English and Chinese on backstrip and front cover. 25cm. Minor fraying and wear at ends of backstrip and at cover corners. Tirle-page browned from now-browned tissue guard on the frontis. Top edge gilt. No jacket.

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        Emma (complete in two volumes) [Vols VII & VIII of The Winchester Edition of the Novels of Jane Austen ]

      Edinburgh:: John Grant,, 1911.. First thus.. Hardcover. Near Fine. viii, 356; vi, 358. Contents very clean. Printed in large type and with rubricated title pages. No frontispieces. 21x14cms, in new bindings of quarter brown calf with marbled boards, spines ruled in gilt and with black labels. Lovely set. [Heavy Item]

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        THE BIG BOOK OF FAIRY TALES

      Published by Blackie & Son Ltd., 1911. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Robinson, Charles. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Blue cloth with beautiful gilt illustration to front cover and highly decorated spine. 12 superb colour plates plus 16 black-and-red plates and numerous b/w text illustrations. Large format. All edges gilt. Spine bumped and cloth faded but gilt remains fairly bright. Corners are bumped and rubbed. Couple of little bumps to board edges. Some marks to covers. Both joints are cracked showing webbing beneath but binding remains firm. Dated inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to endpapers and some pages otherwise contents are clean. Plates are all present and in very good condition. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Kunst und Künstler. Illustrierte Monatsschr. für bildende Kunst und Kunstgewerbe

      Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1911-1915. XIII. Original lithographs by Max Liebermann (3) Max Slevogt (2). Hettner, Hasler.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        A Decade of Years, Poems by William Wordsworth 1798-1807 [from the text of 1857]

      [Hammersmith: The Doves Press], 1911. One of 200 copies printed on paper. Text printed in black and red. 230, [1] pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Original full vellum, spine titled Wordsworth in gilt, by the Doves Bindery. Calligraphic gift label dated 1919 on front flyleaf, H.W.D.J. d.d. J.F.W. Some natural mottling to vellum, minor exterior soiling. Fine copy in custom black half morocco slipcase and chemise. One of 200 copies printed on paper. Text printed in black and red. 230, [1] pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Choice copy of this selection of Wordsworth's short and long form verse from the defining period of the Romantic movement, and one of the great books of the press. Cobden-Sanderson was "overwhelmed by the scope of the war, for unlike other wars in his memory, it seemed to engulf the whole world in a sort of madness. ? He wanted his last books, before finally closing the press, to be books of peace such as Wordsworth and Goethe, and he hoped to make them his best" (Tidcombe). Ransom p. 252 no. 27; Reed A364 (noting spine title as A Decade of Years); Tidcombe p.40

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Journée d'Iéna et campagne de Prusse

      - S.n., s.l. 1911, 20,5x27,5cm, broché. - Edizione originale stampato 150 copie numerate su pergamena. Libro illustrato con 19 incisioni originali in colori incisi da Eugene Decizy dopo gli acquerelli di Alfonso Lalauze. esemplare piacevole nonostante la guardia un po 'e marginalmente ombreggiate minore. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 150 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin. Ouvrage illustré de 19 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs gravées par Eugène Decizy d'après les aquarelles d'Alphonse Lalauze. Agréable exemplaire en dépit des gardes très légèrement et marginalement ombrées sans gravité.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        Stories from Hans Andersen

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1911. Quarto. Publisher's brown leather, titles gilt to spine and front cover, top edge gilt, patterned endpapers. Frontispiece and 28 tipped-in illustrations by Dulac. Board edges slightly rubbed; an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, deluxe issue. Number 23 of 100 specially bound copies, signed by the artist and printed on Japanese vellum.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1911. First edition. First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's full vellum binding with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt, all other edges untrimmed. An excellent copy, the vellum very clean and gilt titles legible and bright. Tiny split to the bottom of the upper hinge, the binding firm. Silk ties perished. The contents are without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps and remain clean and bright throughout. All 28 mounted colour plates are present as called for and in fine condition. A lovely copy. Limited to 750 copies signed by Edmund Dulac, of which this is number 202. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Stories from Hans Andersen

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. In the Original Publisher's Box [DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian]. Stories from Hans Andersen. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911]. First trade edition. Large quarto (10 13/16 x 8 7/16 inches; 275 x 215 mm.). viii, 250, [2] pp. Mounted color frontispiece, with descriptive tissue guard printed in black, and twenty-seven mounted color plates (included in pagination). Plates framed with thick pale green line border and accompanied by guard leaves printed in pale green with stylized pineapples on the recto and a border of snowflakes above descriptive caption on the verso. Text pages with pale green snowflake borders at top and bottom. All leaves framed with double pale green lines. Original pale olive green cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Endpapers printed in pale green with repeated design of stylized peacocks. Minor foxing to edges, endpapers, and first and last few leaves. Otherwise a fine copy. In the original publisher's green cardboard box stamped in dark green with the design from the front cover of the book (some foxing and slight wear to box). Hughey 27b.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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